Virtual Roundtable: Assyrians in the Media

Saturday, May 23, 2020

4:00pm - 5:30pm EST

The reportage of issues impacting Assyrians leads to real-world consequences for them. Join us for a discussion on the media representation of Assyrians, as well as the barriers and obstacles encountered by Assyrians in online spaces.


Ata Younan @milknwhisky

Ata Younan is a multimedia storyteller with a B.A. in Communication, Media and Theatre. As a first generation American, she is interested in telling stories that highlight how origin and culture impact identity. 

Max J. Joseph @deadmanmax

Max J. Joseph is a London-based artist and writer, who has written extensively on Assyrian issues. Joseph holds a Master's in International Public Policy from University College London.

Ramsen Shamon @ramsen_

Ramsen Shamon is a POLITICO Pro Senior States Producer. Shamon, a Chicago native, was the arts and culture reporter for Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism as a graduate student.

Please note that this event is at capacity. You can sign up for our waitlist by clicking the link above. We will contact you if space becomes available. Should you have any questions, please contact us via email at

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